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Rescue and Record: Whale Strandings as Art and Action
November 1 @ 6:00 pm$10 – $20
This event features a roundtable discussion with artist and printmaker Daniel Ranalli, Katie Moore, Manager of the Marine Mammal Rescue and Research, IFAW, and Naomi Slipp, Chief Curator, NBWM.
The program is presented in conjunction with the Whale Strandings exhibition by Daniel Ranalli on view in the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s upper level gallery from May 25 – Nov. 5.
Cetacean stranding, more commonly referred to as beaching, refers to the phenomenon of dolphins and whales stranding themselves on beaches. There are around 2,000 strandings each year worldwide, with most resulting in the death of the animal.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and program begins promptly at 6 p.m. in the Cook Memorial Theater. A light reception will follow.
Tickets are $10 for members and $20 for non-members.